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Cynomorium coccineum


Taxonavigation: Saxifragales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Ordo: Saxifragales

Familia: Cynomoriaceae
Genus: Cynomorium



Cynomoriaceae Endl. ex Lindl. Nix. Pl. 23. (1833) nom. cons.



Primary references


Additional references

  • Bellot, S., Cusimano, N., Luo, S., Sun, G., Zarre, S., Gröger, A., Temsch, E. & Renner, S.S., 2016. Assembled plastid and mitochondrial genomes, as well as nuclear genes, place the parasite family Cynomoriaceae in the Saxifragales. Genome Biology and Evolution 8(7): 2214-2230. DOI: 10.1093/gbe/evw147
  • Angiosperm Phylogeny Group. 2016. An update of the Angiosperm Phylogeny Group classification for the orders and families of flowering plants: APG IV. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 181(1): 1–20. DOI: 10.1111/boj.12385 Reference page
  • Nickrent, D.L. 2022. The Parasitic Plant Connection, Department of Plant Biology, Southern Illinois University Carbondale. Available on line [1]. Reference page
  • Stevens, P.F. 2001 onwards. Angiosperm Phylogeny Website. Version 14, July 2017 [and more or less continuously updated since]. Online. Reference page
  • 2023. Cynomoriaceae. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published online. Accessed: 25 May 2023.

Vernacular names

English: Maltese-mushroom family
suomi: Patukkikasvit
қазақша: Жершошақтар тұқымдасы
한국어: 쇄양과
Tiếng Việt: Họ Nấm Malta
中文(简体): 锁阳科
中文(繁體): 鎖陽科
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